Spring 2018: Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool


Originally screened April 18, 2018

Director: Paul McGuigan

Country: United Kingdom

Runtime: 105 minutes

Based on Peter Turner’s memoir, this film follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Jamie Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening) in 1978 Liverpool. What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme fatale and her young lover quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort. Their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by events beyond their control.

Where to watch today: Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool is available on home media from Sony Pictures Classics and is available to watch online via various rental platforms.